When it comes to barbecues and grilling, ribs are one of the most popular dishes out there. Baby back, St. Louis and spareribs have become a national staple. This St. Louis-style ribs recipe infuses the meat with smoky, sweet and spicy flavors that will keep you and your guests licking your fingers. Adding brown sugar also helps form a sticky crust on the ribs while baking.
The recipe below uses a wide range of ingredients for the dry rub and finishes off the marinade with some liquid smoke and apple cider vinegar to enhance the flavor even more. A layer of barbecue sauce ties all the flavors together. This dish is a terrific for any kind of large celebration, or if you're just wanting to try something new apart from the usual suspects like chicken or beef.